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CNN
Nov 25, 2012 3:00pm PST
store. even if you're shopping in the store, you're using the internet. >> i'm using apps special kmart to make sure i get the best deal. >> slice san app that comes through e-mail to track your online purchases and provides a valuable tool. >> once the item ships, we can send you a push notification saying that your package just shipped, we can tell you when it's been delivered to your door. >> this holiday season online shopping at your desk on that first day back at work, that may be a thing of the past. >> lori joins me now from new york. hey, lori. >> hey there. >> as we reported earlier consumers spent $60 billion this past weekend, yet cyber monday sales, they're only expected to be around 1.5 billion, which to me seems incredibly low. why is that? >> it's still a significant number, but when you look at it, cyber monday and the whole holiday has completely changed. the origin was we got to work on monday right after thanksgiving and we actually had access to broadband and high speed internet and that's where the deals were. now that's completely changed. you're seeing this
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 1:00pm PST
for joining us, i'm fredricka whitfield. from holiday travel to holiday shopping and a report just released showing business is booming. the national retail federation says a record 247 million shoppers visited stores and websites this black friday weekend. that's a 9% increase over last year's numbers. and their spending set a record, $59 billion, 13% more than last year. if you didn't find the best deals this weekend, coming up we'll take a look at the best shopping apps to help you get the best bang for your buck this holiday season. >>> now to the countdown that could have huge economic consequences. congress and the white house have just 37 days left to reach a budget deal or risk falling off the fiscal cliff and triggering massive spending cuts and tax hikes. cnn's athena jones reports on a possible turning point in the negotiations. >> reporter: members of congress expressed optimism sunday about the prospects for reaching a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. a series of tax increases and spending cuts next year that could do serious damage to the economy. they also sounded war
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
two admirals used code words to describe bin laden. the commander said fedex delivered the package. both trucks are safely en route. temp males heavily redacted have been released by the defense department. a few days earlier that strike group commander had asked another officer do i need any special religious certificate remonth niall preparations. after bin laden's burial at sea an admiral describes the scene. traditional procedures were followed. his body was washed and placed in a white sheet. the body was placed in a weighted bag. a military officer read prepared religious remarks which were translated in to arabic by a native speaker. after the words were complete the body was placed on a prepared flat board, tipped up, where upon the deceased's body slid into the sea. according to the emails there aren't many witnesses. in response to the question any sailors watched the burial the heading of one e-mail says burial no sailors watched and another says only a small group of the leadership was informed. less than as to total. another indication of the skrecy of that part of the
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 10:00pm PST
will track me down. i are to eat, i have to have supplies. i'm using a telephone, they will eventually figure out which phone and triangulate it, it's a matter of time. in the meantime, i had like to get out as much information as i can about the wrongs in the country. he is posting his thoughts and sharing details for how a man or for a man who is hiding from the police in a blog. we have more from london. >> john mcafee spending his time on the run, dressing up. and he is finding the time to blog about it. one day sell issing tam am -- sg tamales and burritos that i had purchased. and one wearing a speedo swimming trunk and a over sized hawaiian shirt and yelling loudly at anyone who would listen. and he says dirty words in german that i will not tell you about. he sounds like he is having a pretty good time. too good maybe. he adds in his blog this. the first day i colored my full beard and my hair light grey, almost white. i dark ened the skin of my face, neck and hands carefully with shoe polish and put on a l.a. saints baseball cap with the brim facing backwards and tufts of the
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 2:00pm PST
export a lot of clothing to us. it's a massive earner for the country. but they have lost hundreds of workers in just the last ten years because of fires like this. crowded garment factories, too many people, not enough exits, and terrible things ensue. >> it really does speak to the conditions, the working conditions? >> the working conditions are terrible. bangladesh is a very poor country and people are desperate for jobs. the garment industry can make its clothes anywhere. used to make them in china, china got to be too expensive so they're shifting jobs to cheaper countries like bangladesh, crowding people in, working them long hours under terrible conditions. i'm not speaking about this factory in particular but we know apparently from first reports there weren't enough exits. people had to jump out of the windows to get away. obviously not a lot of fire escapes. the firefighters were at the scene, apparently had trouble getting there because conditions were so crowded. when they got there, this is what they found. a lot of fabric. a lot of remains that they're still trying to c
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
have supplies. i'm using a telephone. they will eventually figure out which phone and triangulate it. it's just a matter of time. in the meantime, i'd like to get out as much information as i can about the wrongs in this country. >> john mcafee is also posting his thoughts on a blog, his own blog, and sharing an awful lot of details for how a man -- for a man, rather, who is hiding from the police. zain verjee has more now from london. >> reporter: john mcafee is spending his time on the run, dressing up. and he's also finding the time to blog abit. he says he's been using different disguises. let me give you a flavor of what he's saying. "one day selling tamales and burritos that i purchased wholesale from a real vendor. on another pretending to be a drunk german tourist with a partially bandaged face and wearing speedo swimming trunks and distasteful oversized hawaiian shirt and yelling loudly at anyone who would listen. he goes on to say some dirty words in german. he sounds like he's having a pretty good time, too good, maybe. he also adds in his blog this -- the first day i colo
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 11:30am PST
pledge of that more than 250 republican lawmakers have signed. athena jones us from the white house. two more republicans who signed the pledge said they would be open to tax hikes if they get other concessions. >> reporter: that's right, fredricka, and this is a bit interesting to see. they're talking about this pledge from the grover norquist group. he's the anti-tax crusader. his group has gotten the majority of republicans in congress to sign this pledge to oppose any effort to raise taxes in any way. so first we heard from a senator out of georgia, a republican, who said for his country he would break this pledge because if you stick to that pledge you won't be able to reach an agreement to bring down the debt. today we heard from south carolina republican senator lindsey graham and also from new york congressman peter king responding to this idea and jumping on the bandwagon with chandliss. let's listen to that. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making to each other is avoid becoming broke and republicans should put revenue on the table. i want
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